Here’s Another Reminder To Never Keep Your Electronics In Your Cars

Leaving your electronics such as your tablets, phones, or laptops in the car is a bad idea simply because it makes it tempting for thieves to break into your vehicle to steal it. Sure, some of you think that maybe hiding it in the trunk or covering it or shoving it under the seat might make it harder, and in some cases that might be true.


Disney Plus Accounts Hacked In Less Than A Week After Its Launch

So Disney Plus was only just launched but it seems that in less than a week, the service has since been hacked where thousands of Disney customers have had their accounts compromised and stolen, where they have appeared on the dark web where they are available for purchase.


How To Turn On Two-Factor Authentication For Your Google Account

These days it’s no longer enough just to have a password to protect your online accounts, which is where two-factor authentication comes in handy. Check out this guide to learn how to enable the security feature for your Google account.


Your Cheap Android Phone Could Be Filled With Malicious Apps

There are many Android phones in the market today. Some are cheap, some are expensive, and usually in the case of cheaper Android phones, certain compromises have to be made. Maybe the build quality isn’t as strong, or maybe they’re just based off a reference design which means less money spent on R&D which in turn saves money.


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You May Want To Think Twice Before Using Public USB Charging Stations

If you travel a lot, you might have come across many public USB charging stations.However, next time, you should avoid using the public charging stations – said the Los Angeles District Attorney in a security alert published last week.If an official points it out as a warning, you may want to think twice before plugging in your phone in a USB charging station.Shockingly, it may contain dangerous malware. It is […]


Logitech’s Circle 2 Security Camera Now Supports Apple’s HomeKit Secure Video

These days there is a growing number of smart home security cameras available in the market, and for the most part, their selling point is that the videos that their devices capture can be retrieved from the cloud, meaning that users won’t need to worry about storing videos locally and finding a way to store them.


State Of Iowa Hires Security Firm To Break Into A Courthouse, Arrests Them Later

From time to time, companies hire security firms to test their security systems. For example, sometimes when a company wants to know if their software is secure, they might hire hackers or launch a bounty program where they would let hackers try their best to beat their system to find potential flaws and vulnerabilities.


Google’s App Defense Alliance Wants To Stop Bad Android Apps From Reaching Your Phone

While the Google Play Store has systems in place to try and prevent malware and bad apps from getting listed and downloaded by users, unfortunately, it’s not the perfect system and from time to time, we do come across reports that bad apps find their way into the Play Store where it ends up being downloaded by users.


Newly Discovered Android Malware Can Survive A Factory Reset

Malware on our smartphones isn’t new, and while there are ways to remove them, in some instances where it is particularly severe, the only way to deal with malware would be to factory reset your phone back to the way it was when it was new. Unfortunately, it seems that there is a new Android malware making its rounds that makes it impossible to remove, even with a factory reset.


Smart Speakers Can Be Controlled Remotely By A Laser Beam

Smart speakers like Google Home and Amazon Echo have always been in the buzz for the potential security/privacy issues.However, this time it is something more interesting.It looks like that you can remotely control a smart speaker powered by Siri, Google Assistant, or Alexa by just using a laser beam.The concept behind the flaw involves a bug in MEMS (microelectromechanical system) microphones.The microphones are so sensitive that they detect the laser […]


Ai.type Keyboard App For Android Makes Unauthorized Purchases

Ai.type was a pretty popular 3rd party keyboard app for Android available on the Play Store. However, it was removed from the Play Store after security reports of displaying invisible advertisements and requiring unnecessary permissions.It is worth noting that it was an app on the Android marketplace with more than 40 million downloads. It wasn’t so popular at the App Store, but it was also available for iOS devices.Now, the […]


US Senators Want To Know If Music App TikTok Could Be A National Security Risk

In recent years, we have seen the rise in the popularity of TikTok. For those who are unfamiliar, TikTok is an app in which users can set a song and dance to it and later add all kinds of funky and cool effects. It is basically a fun app that doesn’t seem to do much else, but could it potentially be a national security risk?


Robots In Japanese Hotel Chain Found To Be Vulnerable To Hacking, Could Spy On Guests

Japan is a country that loves its robots where we’ve seen various industries take advantage of it, where it can be used as a greeter in stores or as a way to help passengers find their way around the airport. We’ve also seen how some hotel chains in the country are using robots to help guests check in.


Banking Apps Start To Blacklist Samsung Galaxy S10 Following Fingerprint Flaw

As you might have heard, Samsung’s newer smartphones that use an in-display fingerprint sensor, have a vulnerability where it seems that using a cheap $3 screen protector is enough to fool it into unlocking for anyone. This has led to security concerns and as such, several banking institutions have started to blacklist the phone for the time-being from using their apps.